How Fannie Mae is leveraging technology to expand access to homeownership

Fannie Mae is taking important steps to help the mortgage industry close the racial housing gap, achieve equality within the housing industry and offer sustainable and affordable housing.

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In this Q&A, Senior Real Estate Reporter Matthew Blake gives us the inside scoop on what happened at NAR’s annual conference, including the latest on the DOJ investigation.

Mortgage Tech Virtual Demo Day

Tune in to our live Virtual Demo Day on December 1st at 10am CT to experience demos from the most innovative tech companies in the Servicing, Audit and Post-Close space.

What’s next for the maligned real estate appraiser?

In this episode of Houses in Motion, a series that is part of the HousingWire Daily podcast lineup, St. Petersburg, Florida-based appraiser Francois “Frank” Gregoire discusses issues in the appraisal industry.

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2018 Women of Influence: Debbie Hoffman

CEO and Co-Founder, Symmetry Blockchain Advisors

Debbie Hoffman, co-founder and CEO, Symmetry Blockchain Advisors

Debbie Hoffman, the CEO and co-founder of Symmetry Blockchain Advisors, is the leading expert on the topic of blockchain, cryptocurrencies and ICOs in the mortgage industry. With her legal and business background, she co-founded Symmetry with a primary goal of bringing blockchain into the housing ecosystem with a three-step approach: education, strategy and implementation.

Hoffman works non-stop with a variety of people and companies to help them understand blockchain and real-life applications in lending, real estate, title, land records and the related ecosystems. She continues to work and train college and law students and develop their skills in the blockchain, lending and the crypto space.

Hoffman served as chair of the Association of Corporate Counsel Financial Services Committee, where she was successful in bringing on a wealth of new talent into the committee in a structure where she paired a seasoned committee member with a new committee member. As chair, she also established a new student liaison leader, developed a calendar of interesting programs for the committee members and worked to help membership endeavors grow across the country through her support of regional programming, including the recent “regulatory roundtable” held in New York in April.

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